Learning philosophy will provide you with new understandings of business, economics, science, criminology and society.

Our philosophy courses teach you the philosophical frameworks through a wide and varied history, including environmental philosophy, ethics, philosophical psychology, history of ideas and more. 

A philosophy degree isn’t just theory. Working in business, information technology, public office and various other industries demands logical thinking — this is what philosophical studies can teach you.

Use those skills to understand complex problems and find solutions that can make a positive impact on society.

Our Bachelor of Arts is changing in 2022, like majorly

Investigate humanity’s critical problems through new themed majors. Create campaigns for real social change. Combine your passion for a better world with the skills to find a meaningful career. The future will thank you.

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  • Student Dustin Barter looking straight at the camera


    From Arts to Cambridge

    Since completing a Bachelor of Arts at Swinburne, Dustin Barter’s work with Oxfam has taken him throughout Asia and East Africa.

    Now he’s received a prestigious scholarship that gives him the opportunity to study at Cambridge University – for the second time.

  • "When looking for a university, look for a place that will have your best interests at heart in terms of welfare and your own goals. Swinburne have always been incredibly kind, compassionate and able to both understand and push me where needed, and that is the kind of experience I would urge any student to engage with."

    Solomon , Bachelor of Arts (Professional)

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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